On the Agenda – Week 02, 2013

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11 januari 2013 | Can Brazilian education keep up with the emerging middle class and who will pay $100 for free online courses? Furthermore, Early bilingualism improves thinking on later ages and the London tube map exists 150 years and has spawned a number of creative derivatives.

Take 1 – Majority World

@allafrica: Future of Nigeria Education Lies With Private Varsities

@SCMP_News: Academics want the Chinese Think Tank ‘Central Policy Unit’ to back away

@ICTScoop: Education in Brazil: Can the Public Sector Keep Up with the Emerging Middle Class?

Take 2 – Digital Education and Open Access

@Slate: Would You Pay $100 for a Free Online College Course?

@uniworldnews: In Australia the major research council opts for open access policy

@conversationedu: Universities eek copyright law reform to enable MOOCs

Take 3 – R&D

@PLOSONE: Variation in Foot Strike Patterns during Running among Habitually Barefoot Populations 

@LiveScience: Bilinguals Have Faster, More Adaptive Brains When They Get Older, Study Finds

@Brainpicker: London tube map celebrates 150th birthday and found his way into science

…and this week on ScienceGuideEU

@ScienceGuideEU: Africa’s Open Access platform

@ScienceGuideEU: Fees enter Finish Higher Education heaven

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